Getting Started with Max For Live

Membership plan: Getting Started | Topics: Sound Design

Course overview

Max For Live extends the vast range of creative opportunities that Ableton Live offers, allowing you to add third party devices or to create your own unique devices. Discover the possibilities of Max For Live and get started customising your performance and composition set up. 

What you'll learn

  • Lesson 1: Become familiar with the M4L landscape, Explore pre-built M4L devices that come with Live Suite, Locate and utilise M4L tutorials that come with Live Suite, Identify third party M4L content.
  • Lesson 2: Create objects and route patch cables, Construct user interfaces in M4L, Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L, Explore further possibilities within Max For Live.

Who is this course for?

  • In this series of workshops you will explore the Max For Live (M4L) ecosystem, empowering you to utilise them in your own music.

Course content

  • Part 1 - Introduction
  • Part 2 - Become familiar with the M4L landscape
  • Part 3 - Explore pre-built M4L devices that ship with Live Suite Part 1
  • Part 4 - Explore pre-built M4L devices that ship with Live Suite Part 2
  • Part 5 - Explore pre-built M4L devices that ship with Live Suite Part 3
  • Part 6 - Explore pre-built M4L devices that ship with Live Suite Part 4
  • Part 7 - Explore pre-built M4L devices that ship with Live Suite Part 5
  • Part 8 - Explore pre-built M4L devices that ship with Live Suite Part 6
  • Part 9 - Locate and utilise M4L tutorials that ship with Live Suite / Identify third party M4L content
  • Max for Live patch download
  • Step sequencer – final Max for Live patch
  • Part 1 - Introduction
  • Part 2 - Create objects and route patch cables Part 1
  • Part 4 - Create objects and route patch cables Part 3
  • Part 3 - Create objects and route patch cables Part 2
  • Part 5 - Create objects and route patch cables Part 4
  • Part 6 - Construct user interfaces in M4L Part 1
  • Part 8 - Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L Part 1
  • Part 7 - Construct user interfaces in M4L Part 2
  • Part 9 - Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L Part 2
  • Part 10 - Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L Part 3
  • Part 11 - Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L Part 4
  • Part 12 - Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L Part 5
  • Part 13 - Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L Part 6
  • Part 14 - Build MIDI step sequencers in M4L Part 7
  • Part 15 - Explore further possibilities within Max For Live
  • Getting Started with M4L Patch

Requirements

  • A computer and Internet connection
  • A good working knowledge of computer systems
  • A basic awareness of Ableton Live
  • Access to a copy of Ableton Live Suite (i.e. with Max For Live) (i.e. trial or full license)

Meet your instructor

Phelan Kane is a Berlin & London based music producer, engineer, artist, developer and educator. He is currently running the electronic music record label Meta Junction Recordings and the audio software development company Meta Function. He has released the Max for Live device synth Wave Junction in partnership with Sonicstate. http://metafunction.co.uk/ http://phelankane.com/bio/

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rodolfo.gil
rodolfo.gil
8 months ago

The “getting started” pdf files are not available. Can you fix this? Thanks

eladgorny@gmail.com
eladgorny@gmail.com
28 days ago

Shouldn’t this course be free?

JB Thiébaut
JB Thiébaut
Reply to  eladgorny@gmail.com
28 days ago

Hi there, I’m curious why you think this should be free? Getting started with Max is free but this one isn’t. But it is included in the subscription.

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